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Fauna boreali-americana, or, The zoology of the northern parts of British America : containing descriptions of the objects of natural history collected on the late northern land expeditions, under command of Captain Sir John Franklin, R.N.


Published 1829
Topics Zoology, Zoology
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Vol. 1: xlvi, 300 p., [28] leaves of plates; v. 2: lxvi, 523 p., [50] leaves of plates; v. 3: xv, 327 p., [23] leaves of plates; v. 4: xxxix, 325 p., 8 leaves of plates

Plates in pt. 2 and 4, and some in pt. 3 are colored

Plates in pt. 3 numbered 74-97; plates in other pts. have miscellaneous numbering

"Published under the authority of the Right Honourable the Secretary of State for Colonial Affairs."

Running title: Northern zoology

Imprint varies: v. 3, London : R. Bentley; v. 4, Norwich : J. Fletcher : And sold in London by Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longmans

Vol. 4 also issued with individual t.p.: Entomologia boreali americana

Includes bibliographies and indexes

pt. 1. The quadrupeds / by John Richardson. 1829 -- pt. 2. The birds / by William Swainson and John Richardson. 1831 -- pt. 3. The fish / by John Richardson. 1836 -- pt. 4. The insects / by the Rev. William Kirby. 1837


Volume 3
Publisher London : J. Murray [etc.]
Pages 792
Language English
Call number 31735060401001
Digitizing sponsor University of Pittsburgh Library System
Book contributor University of Pittsburgh Library System
Collection university_pittsburgh; americana
Notes Due to the age and poor quality of printing and binding of this book, pages are skewed and print and some of the illustrations go into the gutter.

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